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[Iran, Korea - North] INSIGHT-North Korea's black market becoming the new normal

Naegohyang (my homeland) advertises at football games and has a women's football team...produces everything from clothes and sanitary pads to 7.27 brand cigarettes, a favourite of Kim Jong Un's who can be seen smoking them on state TV. They also make 'Ach
added Oct 29, 2015 13:30

[Korea - North, Korea - South, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] N. Korean diplomats caught trying to smuggle Cuban cigars in Brazil

It has emerged that two North Korean diplomats were recently caught trying to smuggle thousands of Cuban cigars into Brazil. The South Korean Consulate General in Sao Paulo says the diplomats were caught at Viracopos International Airport late last month
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:06

[Korea - North] Iran, N Korea eye coop. in tobacco industry

explored avenues for broadening mutual cooperation as well as joint investment in tobacco industry on Sunday. They also heighlighted the two sides' commonalities and good relations, public relation office of Iran's Tobacco Company reported. Pointing to
Mehr News Agency (MNA) (ir)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:32

[Korea - North] Fasten your seatbelts for a bumpy ride! Disgruntled passengers, cold burgers and in-flight propaganda: North Korea’s Air Koryo ‘the world's worst airline (four years running…)’

Marty Tanya Kean wrote: ‘On our Beijing to Pyongyang flight in 2012 there were a number of officials allowed to smoke on board. My partner decided to check out what was at the back of the plane behind a curtain...‘It was the luggage compartment and all t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:38

[Asia, Korea - North] North Korea's new international airport boasts chocolate fountains, shiny souvenir shops... and an internet room missing one crucial component: the internet

in the smoking room. In something almost never seen in North Korea, where just about every adult male who can afford it - including leader Kim Jong Un - is a smoker, the room has a big sign warning that the habit is hazardous to one's health.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:37

[Korea - North] Gorging on steak, cheese and two bottles of Cristal champagne in one sitting: Former chef reveals the extravagant tastes of Kim Jong-un that has led to North Korean dictator's massive weight gain

Kim with a cigarette. His smoking and reported overeating have both contributed to his apparent poor health
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 14:44

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Romania exports EUR 83 mln of cigarettes to North Korea

Romania’s trade with North Korea amounted to EUR 90 million last year. Most of the exports were cigarettes – worth EUR 83 million and plastic packaging of EUR 2 million. The country imported products of EUR 5 million from North Korea. These include car
Romania Insider (ro)
added May 26, 2015 08:21

[Korea - North] There's a Push to Curb Smoking in North Korea, But Kim's Still Puffing Away

has one of the world’s highest lung cancer rates. To examine ways to cut the number of smokers, they’ve turned to one of the world’s leading anti-tobacco campaigners, Judith Mackay, who has counseled kings, presidents and vigilantes in a three-decade war
Bloomberg News
added Mar 6, 2015 13:13

[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North, Korea - South] Smoking in South Korea is About to Get a Lot Pricier

China isn’t the only government in Asia trying to cut down on smoking. There’s also a big new cigarette tax in South Korea, where this week the legislature took action on an antismoking proposal President Park Geun Hye’s administration unveiled in Septem
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 5, 2014 16:50

[Asia, Korea - North] N. Korean leader bans foreign cigarettes: source

Kim Jong-un has ordered the country's senior officials not to smoke foreign cigarettes, saying it is a matter of patriotism... it remains uncertain whether the measure will actually affect consumption of them in the smuggling-prone North, observers said.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:07
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